Julian Tuwim

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Birthday
13, 1894
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Dec 27, 1953 (59)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
13, 1894
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Dec 27, 1953 (59)

About

Twentieth-century poet, children's author, and Polish Academy of Literature Golden Laurel recipient. His poetry collections include Words in Blood, A Burning Matter, The Seventh Autumn, and A Gypsy Bible.

Before Fame

He was born into a middle-class Jewish family in Lodz and was later forced to leave his homeland as a result of the Nazi occupation of Poland.

Trivia

He was a co-founder of Skamander, an important experimental poetry group.

Family Life

He adopted a child with his wife Stefania Tuwimowa.

Associated With

He was the nephew of pianist Arthur Rubinstein.